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Power Supply Decoupling in Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) Trench Technology

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037798D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Redman, TM Thoma, EP [+details]

Abstract

By using a current limiting p-type transistor in series with a trench capacitor, on chip power supply decoupling becomes possible without danger of extensive chip damage when a capacitor oxide failure occurs.